42º South Tango Extravaganza, Hobart 12 to 14 October 2012

An event communicated by Jenny & Vince Merlo from Hobart.  Sounds like a great opportunity for a tango weekend escape to Tasmania in October!

Tango Milonguero Tasmania invites you to an intense tango weekend in the southernmost Australian Capital.
Experience the friendly atmosphere, the relaxed lifestyle, the pristine and fresh air.
Taste the delicious seafood, take the opportunity for a tour around Hobart, or explore the State with its natural and unspoiled beauty. Most important, immerse yourself in three days of tango at its best.

Advance program preview

  • 12th Friday afternoon at the Masonic Hall, 3 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart Workshop with Karina & Fabian (syllabus to be advised soon) 7:00 to 8:30 pm Dinner in the Salamanca or waterfront area followed by an informal Milonga
  • 13th Saturday morning free for visit to Hobart hot spots (Salamanca market) Saturday afternoon at the Masonic Hall, 3 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart Workshops with Karina & Fabian (syllabus to be advised soon) 1:00 to 2:30 and 3:00 to 4:30 pm
  • 13th Saturday Night Gala Milonga & performances at the Australian Italian Club, 77 Federal St., North Hobart,
  • 14th Sunday afternoon at the Masonic Hall, 3 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart Workshops with Karina & Fabian (syllabus to be advised soon) 2:00 to 3:30 and 4:00 to 5:30 pm Sunday night dinner get together after the workshops (time and place to be advised)

For Saturday Night Gala Milonga bookings at $25.00 p.p. please contact Jenny 0438 300 753 Hobart, Australia or email tangomtas@gmail.com. Visit http://www.tangomilonguerotasmania.com

For Workshops/classes bookings please contact Karina & Fabian Mobile 0414 431 722 Sydney Australia or email info@tangoconca.com,


Tango workshops with Belen Silva, Sunday 22 July 2012

Belen Silva will be back in Newcastle this weekend and will conduct two workshops on Sunday 22 July 2012.

Details are as follows:

  • Workshop 1:  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm  –  The lead to the cross and possibilities from the cross (approached from the follower’s perspective).
  • Workshop 2:  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm  –  Introduction to symmetric and asymmetric lead (approached from the leader’s perspective). Use with musicality.

Venue: Cardiff Senior Citizens Hall, cnr Myall Rd. and Harrison St., Cardiff.

Cost: $25 per person for one workshop, $40 per person for both.

NB: Belen will also co-host A Taste of Argentine Tango on Saturday 21 July 2012.